emblements

emblements

[em-bluh-muhnts]
plural noun Law.
the products or profits of land that has been sown or planted.

Origin:
1485–95; plural of emblement < Anglo-French, Middle French emblaement, equivalent to emblae(r) (< Medieval Latin imblādāre to sow with grain, equivalent to im- im-1 + blād(um) grain (> French blé) < Germanic (compare Middle Dutch blaad, Old English blǣd) + -āre infinitive suffix) + -ment -ment

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emblements (ˈɛmbləmənts)
 
pl n
1.  annual crops and vegetable products cultivated by man's labour
2.  the profits from such crops
 
[C15: from Old French emblaement, from emblaer to sow with grain, from Medieval Latin imblādāre, from blāda grain, of Germanic origin; compare Old English blǣd grain]

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